Ranked #2634

Kannagi (Manga)


Alternative Titles

English: Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens
Synonyms: Kaiketsu Yousei Puniata, The Amazing Fairy Puniata, Hildegard no Shiro, Molly, Croquis
Japanese: かんなぎ


Type: Manga
Volumes: Unknown
Chapters: Unknown
Status: Publishing
Published: Dec 9, 2005 to ?
Authors: Takenashi, Eri (Story & Art)
Serialization: Comic Rex


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Ranked: #26342
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For his art project Mikuriya Jin carved a statue from the recently chopped local sacred tree. As he is about to bring it to school, the goddess of the tree, Nagi, descends upon the statue, having slept until now, not knowing of her demise. Since the sacred tree can no longer protect the surrounding area from impurities, Nagi has to do it herself now, dragging poor Jin with her.

Included one-shots:
Volume 2: Kaiketsu Yousei Puniata (The Amazing Fairy Puniata)
Volume 4: Hildegard no Shiro
Volume 5: Molly
Volume 6: Croquis


Kannagi had four volumes published in English as Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens by Bandai Entertainment from June 7, 2011 to April 10, 2012 before the publisher went defunct.

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Oct 1, 2012
[::UPDATE::] August, 2015.
Sorry guys, I'm flying blind here.
The only English scanlator I knew that was still doing this series had its last update with chapter 58 on March. Amazon.jp already have the 10th volume for sale, so I can only hope they translate that someday. It's a shame to have it incomplete, but if even Noboru's Zero no Tsukaima is now getting completed, I still have hope to see a closure to Jin and Nagi's tale.
Also, a little TL note, I wrote this review years ago, and years ago my vocabulary wasn't so great and honestly I was still a child. So yea, the read more
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